The American West: A Concise History / Edition 1

The American West: A Concise History / Edition 1

by Anne M. Butler, Michael J. Lansing
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631210865

ISBN-13: 9780631210863

Pub. Date: 01/02/2008

Publisher: Wiley

Tracing events from the pre-history to the present day, this book offers a concise and accessible history of the American West.

  • Explores the complex interactions between and among cultures in the American West
  • Chronologically organized and informed by the latest scholarship
  • Grounded in attention to race, class,

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Overview

Tracing events from the pre-history to the present day, this book offers a concise and accessible history of the American West.

  • Explores the complex interactions between and among cultures in the American West
  • Chronologically organized and informed by the latest scholarship
  • Grounded in attention to race, class, gender, and the environment, the text focuses on social, economic, and political forces that shaped the lived experiences of diverse westerners and influenced the patterns of western history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631210863
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/02/2008
Series:
Problems in American History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

1. First Wests, Many Wests.

2. Inside Native Wests.

3. Enforcing an American West.

4. Imperial Wests.

5. A Diverse, Urban, and Federal West.

6. Mythic West and Modern West.

Suggested Readings.

Index

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